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Re: [xmca] Help? - Microgenesis, Microgenetic, Microgeny?

Thanks Nelson!
These look wonderful!!

On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 9:59 PM, Nelson Mok <nmok@student.unimelb.edu.au>wrote:

> It may be useful to understand microgenesis and its relation to 3 other
> domains: phylogenesis, ontogenesis and sociogenesis.
> Microgenesis refers to development in individual cases of interaction
> Phylogenesis refers to our biological inheritance that allows for a kind of
> development unique to humans
> Ontogenesis refers to development over an individual's lifetime
> Sociogenesis refers to changes in the mediational artifacts of a culture
> They're related in that, for example, ontogenetic development provides or
> limits the possibilities of microgenetic development; and microgenetic
> development can accumulate to ontogenetic development.
> I don't know if there is a definitive statement of such links, but i got it
> from an article by Gillespie and Cornish (2010), who draw on the work of
> Duveen (who i haven't read - but i've listed some of the references below)
> One thing to note is that microgenesis is conceptualised as the object of
> study, while there is a microgenetic methodology for investigating it.
> Rosenthal has a nice discussion of microgenesis but traces it back to
> Werner rather than Vygotsky
> Some resources:
> Duveen & Lloyd 1990 - Introduction; in Social representations and the
> development of knowledge
> Duveen & De Rosa 1992 - Social representations and the genesis of social
> knowledge
> Gillespie & Cornish 2010 - What can be said? identity as a constraint on
> knowledge production
> Rosenthal 2002 - Microgenesis, immediate experience and visual processes in
> reading
> Siegler 2006 -  Microgenetic analyses of learning. (In Kuhn & Siegler
> (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Volume 2: Cognition, perception, and
> language)
> Wagoner 2009 - The experimental methodology of constructive microgenesis
> (in Valsiner (ed), Dynamic process methodology in the social and
> developmental sciences)
> Wertsch 1985 - Vygotsky and the social formation of mind
> I hope thats helpful. I'm by no means a scholar on microgenesis or the
> microgenetic method - i'm new to the area (and this mailing list) myself
> I'm curious if folks out in XMCA-land could point me in the direction of
> > good papers that define/explain or use the concept of microgenesis (or
> any
> > of its kin terms)?
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